Group FP&A Analyst – Perm – London

Accountancy and Finance
Published
9th April 2018
Job Type
Permanent
Salary
£45,000

Description

My client a leading Media business are seeking to hire an impressive Group FP&A Analyst on a permanent basis in London.

The role is to support the group financial planning and analysis team in driving consistent and seamless group wide processes, information flows and analysis; implementing performance management (including KPI’s) through robust reporting processes and systems. The core of the role is to support delivery of accurate and timely reporting & analysis requirements of the team, however also required is support on other activity including planning.

Key Accountabilities

  • Board and Executive Reporting
  • Group consolidation of weekly and monthly reporting across several territories.
  • Delivery of individual territory monthly finance packs with clear and insightful commentary and analysis on performance - both financial and non - financial. Liaise closely with territory finance teams ensuring consistency and quality.
  • Production of the group monthly finance pack.
  • Produce and optimise the weekly reporting of performance KPIs.
  • Support delivery of group board presentations, including territory board meetings.
  • Support the group FP&A team in other routine and ad -hoc board and executive reporting requirements.

In - year Forecasting and Budgeting

  • Support delivery of the in - year forecasting and budgeting processes.
  • Group consolidation for quarterly and annual forecasting and budgeting across several territories.
  • Development of territory reporting packs for forecast and budget processes and development of group consolidation workbooks.
  • Development of board and executive reports for each forecast and annual budget.
  • Ensure timely and accurate submission of data into the group financial systems.

System Improvement and Efficiency

  • Create and implement automated templates and reporting structures that local finance teams are able to use when submitting the required information at group level.
  • Create and embed meaningful performance management measures to inform all stakeholders, including shareholders.
  • Involvement in development and implementation of group - wide planning and reporting systems(s) e.g. Controller and TM1.

Technical Knowledge & Experience

  • Experience of weekly and monthly reporting, analysis and forecasting processes across multiple territories.
  • A strong understanding of complex excel models with the ability to change/develop/re-design them at advanced level.
  • Experience in introducing new processes to reduce risk, improve efficiency of reporting and aid Management decision making.
  • Able to work with foreign subsidiaries to ensure objectives are met and deadlines adhered to.
  • Part Qualified Accountant ACMA, ACA or ACCA.

Desirable

  • Experience working with Agresso, Hyperion and Cognos systems (or similar) including data loading and extraction.
  • Experience of board Level reporting.

Skills

  • Numerate & Analytical: Highly numerate and analytical. Takes a logical and methodical approach to the analysis of information in order to draw accurate conclusions.
  • Attention to Detail: Focused on the accuracy and quality of work through to completion without losing sight of the bigger picture.
  • Communication: Strong written and verbal communication skills. Able to liaise with international finance teams and senior stakeholders.
  • Planning & Organising: Establishes a clear set of objectives, Able to manage multiple tasks and deadlines.
  • Problem Solving: Able to pro-actively solve problems and develop solutions, or new ideas, which have not been considered before; looks at things from a different perspective.
  • IT literacy: Advanced Excel capabilities including ability to develop/re-design financial models, advanced pivot tables.

For anymore information please contact tomhutchings@bsmgroup.com

 

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